Burlington woman charged with DUI and child endangerment

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BURLINGTON — A Burlington woman is facing charges after police say she drove drunk with a child inside her vehicle.

Burlington police say they received a 911 call reporting that a vehicle being operated by a female had nearly hit multiple cars and struck a curb at the Miller Center located on Gosse Court, at around 3:21 p.m.

There was also information that the female picked up a child at the Miller Center.

Officers located the vehicle being driven on Ethan Allen Parkway, say they observed it being driven in an erratic manner, and conducted a traffic stop.

The driver, identified as Jacquelyn Perron, 36, performed roadside standardized field sobriety tests and was then taken into custody for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

A three-year-old child who was present in the vehicle was released to a relative at the scene.

Perron was processed at the police department and registered a BAC of 0.344.

State law defines operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol as having a BAC of 0.08.

Perron was released on a citation to appear in Chittenden County Superior Court to answer charges of DUI and Child Endangerment.

Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to contact the Burlington Police Department at 802-658-2704.

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